Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica avium & piscium : opus posthumum
by Ray, John, 1627-1705; Derham, W. (William), 1657-1735; Nicholls, Sutton, engraver; Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899, annotator. DSI; Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI; Bayntun, George, 1873-1940, binder. DSI
statement of responsibility: quod vivus recensuit & perfecit ipse insignissimus author ; in quo multas species, in ipsius ornithologiâ & ichthyologia desideratas, adjecit ; methodumque suam piscium naturae magìs convenientem reddidit ; cum appendice, & iconibus.
Volume v. 1-2, c. 2
Publisher Londini : Impensis Gulielmi Innys ...
Possible copyright status Not in copyright. The BHL affirms that this work is in the public domain.
Call number 39088010896462
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Edited, with a preface, by William Derham.
Each v. has special t.p.: v. 1: Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica avium. Londini, anno 1713; v. 2: Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica piscium. Londini : Prostant W. Innys ..., 1713.
Collation of the combined parts: , 198, , 166,  p., with 4 folded leaves of plates.
Title printed within double rule border; vignettes on t.p.'s; head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Some copies include a printed errata slip.
The second plate in Synopsis methodica piscium is signed: Sutton Nicholls sculp.
Publisher's advertisements are on the final 2 p. of the Synopsis methodica piscium.
citation/reference: BM (Nat. hist.), p. 1654
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Edited, with a preface, by William Derham
Each v. has special t.p.: v. 1: Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica avium. Londini, anno 1713; v. 2: Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica piscium. Londini : Prostant W. Innys ..., 1713
Collation of the combined parts: , 198, , 166,  p., with 4 folded leaves of plates
Title printed within double rule border; vignettes on t.p.'s; head- and tail-pieces; initials
Some copies include a printed errata slip
The second plate in Synopsis methodica piscium is signed: Sutton Nicholls sculp
Publisher's advertisements are on the final 2 p. of the Synopsis methodica piscium
BM (Nat. hist.)
SCNHRB has two copies of v. 1 and v. 2, and a third copy of v. 1, only
SCNHRB c. 1 (39088010896421) and c. 3 (39088010896413) lack plate numbering; c. 2 (39088010896462) has numbered plates in v. 1 and printed page references on the plates in v. 2
SCNHRB c. 2 has the printed errata slip tipped-in opposite main t.p.; the errata slip is wanting in both SCNHRB c. 1 and c. 3
SCNHRB c. 1 has "A catalogue of some books sold by William Innys..." (16 p.) bound at the end of v. 2
SCNHRB c. 1 has stamp on front free endpaper: Smithsonian Institution National Museum; accession no.: 258214
SCNHRB c. 1 has modern red quarter-leather binding with green paste-paper boards, raised bands, and gilt-lettered spine
SCNHRB c. 2 has ms. ink autograph on verso of main t.p.: Chas. W. Richmond, Dec. 1903; stamp: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Richmond Collection; accession no. 181707
SCNHRB c. 2 has some old ms. notes and markings in pencil and ink on front free endpaper and in text
SCNHRB c. 2 is bound with: Ray, J. Methodus insectorum. Londini : Sam. Smith & Benj. Walford, 1705. Bound together subsequent to publication
SCNHRB c. 2 has contemporary blind-panel-stamped full vellum binding with beveled paper boards; title inked on spine; with red and black sprinkled edges; housed in a later linen-covered box for preservation
SCNHRB c. 3 has the special t.p. and text for the Synopsis methodica avium only; the main t.p. for the entire work, and the section on fishes, are wanting
SCNHRB c. 3 has ms. ink autograph on t.p.: Elliott Coues, 1894; the volume is interleaved with extensive ms. notes in the margins and on the inter-leaving; some margins have been partially cut away
SCNHRB c. 3 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Gift of Marcia Brady Tucker; with the Tucker collection collational annotations on the front free endpaper and t.p
SCNHRB c. 3 has modern gilt-tooled half-leather binding with red cloth-covered boards; raised bands; marbled endpapers; and top edge gilt; the bininding is signed: Bayntun, Binder, Bath, Eng
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